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[Florida] Jury Hits RJR With $2M Verdict, Plus Possible Punitives, For Smoker's Fatal Throat Cancer

handed down a $2 million verdict night against R.J. Reynolds, and found punitives potentially warranted, for the part they concluded the cigarette maker played in the throat cancer-related death of a Florida smoker. Dixon v. R.J. Reynolds, 2015-CA-002554.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 17, 2018 20:23
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[Florida] Jury Hits RJR With $2M Verdict, Plus Possible Punitives, For Smoker's Fatal Throat Cancer

Jurors in Florida’s 8th Judicial Circuit, sitting in Alachua County, found cigarettes, and Reynolds’ participation in a decades-long scheme to hide the dangers of smoking, hooked Tyrone Dixon to nicotine and led to fatal throat cancer.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:24
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[Florida] Philip Morris Pushes Back on $20M Award for Ex-Smoker

asked the 11th Circuit on Wednesday to order a new trial after a jury awarded $20 million in punitive damages to a former smoker who claimed her decision to take up the habit was influenced by the company’s ads. Alternatively, Philip Morris asked the 11t
Courthouse News
added Aug 17, 2018 12:54
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[Florida] MORALES V. R.J. REYNOLDS, ET AL. UPCOMING Trial 08/15/18 –

In this tobacco litigation case, Barbara Morales claims defendant tobacco companies hid the dangers of cigarettes, which caused addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 15, 2018 04:49
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[Florida] Smoker's Death Shouldn't Pause Arguments, 11th Circ. Told ($$)

The attorney for a now-deceased ex-smoker... told the Eleventh Circuit Monday that her death is no reason to postpone the oral arguments set for Wednesday, dryly noting that the tobacco company’s “compassionate response is touching.”
Law360
added Aug 15, 2018 05:03
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[Florida] Smoker's Death Shouldn't Pause Arguments, 11th Circ. Told ($$)

The attorney for a now-deceased ex-smoker who was fighting for the reinstatement of $20 million in punitive damages against Philip Morris USA Inc. told the Eleventh Circuit Monday that her death is no reason to postpone the oral arguments set for Wednesd
Law360
added Aug 15, 2018 04:39
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[Florida] EXCLUSIVE: Tom Cruise's son Connor is following in his father's footsteps as he moves into Scientology's religious retreat The Sandcastle, an exclusive resort-style complex in Clearwater for church VIPs

Connor is often seen smoking on Sandcastle's waterfront deck... Despite being a chain-smoker, Connor - who is reported to have battled weight problems in the past - now lives a healthy life and often orders expensive gluten free meals at the Scientology r
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 02:24
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Florida Supreme Court Briefed On Disqualified Firm In Engle Cases ($$)

Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. urge the Florida Supreme Court to turn away an appeal of a ruling that disqualified a law firm from providing legal representation for more than 100 Engle-progeny plaintiffs in Florida’s Third District
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 15, 2018 05:01
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After Lung Cancer Diagnosis, Florida Man Sues Tobacco Company ($$)

a recently diagnosed lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patient took aim at R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Philip Morris USA Inc. and Liggett Group LLC, accusing the cigarette manufacturers of causing his illnesses (Joe Broughton v.
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 15, 2018 04:53
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[New Jersey] R.J. Reynolds Alerts Florida Court To Accutane Ruling In Mesothelioma Row ($$)

nolds Tobacco Co. cited the Aug. 1 ruling by the New Jersey Supreme Court in In re: Accutane Litigation, No. 2017 079958, N.J. Sup., 2018 N.J. LEXIS 988, as “pertinent” to the Florida Supreme Court’s continued consideration of a dispute over application o
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 15, 2018 04:51
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